4 May 2003
The fourth hill of the weekend was Cheriton Hill (188m/617ft), near Folkestone in
A short walk through fields to the trig point was interesting, if only for the
eight stiles I had to carry George over. However, the immediate summit wasn't
particularly picturesque, with various pumping equipment. The trig is now over
shadowed by a covered reservoir:
The view to the sea from the top of the reservoir.
A short distance away on the edge of the escarpment, the Cheriton Eurotunnel terminal is
a huge scar on the landscape.
Centre picture a locomotive pulls a lorry-carrying train just arrived from France
Looking across the roofs of Folkestone, past a Martello Tower to the cliffs of
A pleasant couple of days, taking my
English Marilyn tally to 24.
Meanwhile, Lucy and Henry were winning "best
of breed" for the second time.